Operating System - Overview
An Operating System (OS) is a computer user-hardware interface. An operating system is a software that performs all essential tasks such as file management, memory management, process management, input and output handling, and controlling peripheral devices such as disk drives and printers.
An operating system is a program that acts as the user-computer hardware interface and controls the execution of all kinds of programs.
Below are some of the Operating System's important functions.
*Control over system performance
*Error detecting aids
*Coordination between other software and users